Saturday, August 21, 2010

On My Wishlist (5)



On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City and runs every Saturday. It's where we list all the books we want to read but haven't actually bought yet. They can be old, new or forthcoming.


Solomon vs. Lord by Paul Levine
I read a review of the audio book over at Jen's Book Thoughts, and thought it sounded intriguing. I don't read many courtroom dramas, but I have a feeling I might like this one.

Goodreads description: Steve Solomon is the sharpest lawyer ever to barely graduate from Key West School of Law. Victoria Lord is fresh from Yale, toiling for an ambitious D.A. and soon to be married. And Katrina Barksdale is a sexy former figure skater charged with killing her incredibly wealthy, incredibly kinky husband. With all three tangled in the steamiest trial of the century, the case is sure to make sparks fly, headlines scream—and opposites attract.

But with Solomon inventing his own laws and Lord sticking to the real ones, these two can’t stop squabbling, even after teaming up to defend the glamorous widow. With crooks, con men, and a cast of colorful characters swirling around Solomon, and an anxious fiancĂ© waiting for Lord, the two attorneys begin to believe their luscious client has been lying through her perfect teeth. Now Solomon and Lord must solve the case before they end up in ruin, in jail…or in bed.

Fablehaven by Brandon Mull (Fablehaven # 1)
This one has a 4.10 avg. rating on Goodreads. I figure 13,958 people can't be wrong.

Goodreads description: For centuries, mystical creatures of all description were gathered to a hidden refuge called Fablehaven to prevent their extinction. The sanctuary survives today as one of the last strongholds of true magic in a cynical world. Enchanting? Absolutely. Exciting? You bet. Safe? Well, actually, quite the opposite... 

Kendra and her brother Seth have no idea their grandfather is the current caretaker of Fablehaven. Inside the gated woods, ancient laws give relative order among greedy trolls, mischievous satyrs, plotting witches, spiteful imps, and jealous fairies. However, when the rules get broken, an arcane evil is unleashed, forcing Kendra and Seth to face the greatest challenge of their lives. To save her family, Fablehaven, and perhaps the world, Kendra must find the courage to do what she fears most.

5 comments:

~*Jessica Rabbit*~ said...

I like the cover to both books, I nearly laughed out loud at the first cover, but the second one has me searching it like an eye spy book, lol, and it sounds interesting. Here's my list if you want to check it out. :)

http://j-rabbits-corner.blogspot.com/2010/08/on-my-wishlist_21.html

Lori said...

I hope that you get your books and that they are everything you hope them to be. Here is what is On My Wishlist.

Trillian said...

I love the look of the Fablehaven books. Hope you get your wishes soon. You can see what's On My Wishlist here

pussreboots said...

I hope you get your books.

Here's what I'm wishing for this week.

Jude said...

Interesting books on your wishlist and I hope you get to read them soon.

Here's what's on my wishlist this week.

J x

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